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The province of New-Brunswick and the Public Service Alliance of Canada were alive with color this past month as the cities of Fredericton, Saint John and Moncton celebrated their respective Pride weeks, all with the participation of the PSAC.

After walking in both the Fredericton and Saint John pride parades, Sandy Harquail, LGBT Director for PSAC Atlantic, was the moderator for Moncton River of Pride’s community forum, which focused on the celebration of Trans people and was also attended by other members and employees of the PSAC.

Members of UPCE Local 80823 of the National Philatelic Centre recently participated in a fundraiser for local hospitals.

Workers at Alaqsite’w Gitpu School in the Listuguj First Nation did not go on strike August 26 as anticipated.

An August 26 letter from the lawyer for the Listuguj First Nation Government clarified the Chief and Council’s bargaining position on wages for school staff.  Based on this communication, an agreement seemed closer than expected. 

The Union contacted the Employer’s lawyer immediately and asked to return to the bargaining table.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010 will go down in history as a significant day for the Teaching Assistants' Union of Memorial University.  On that day, TAUMUN's Negotiating Team proudly signed its first collective agreement with MUN.  

Summer months didn't stop the USGE/PSAC members in Miramichi from working hard to save their jobs and the long gun registry.

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